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CNN
Jan 27, 2013 4:00am PST
work with health care reform and education. >>> to new york now and a major gift from mayor michael bloomberg. he is giving $350 million to his a alma mater john hopkins. bloomberg has given more than $1 billion to the school since he graduated in the mid-1960s. >>> a big sales job for democrats aiming for new gun laws, but is the strategy targeting gun owners? will it backfire? we'll take a look. don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. progress-oh! -oh! -oh! oh! oh! ♪ what do you know? oh! ♪ bacon? -oh! -oh! oh! [ female announcer ] with 40 delicious progresso soups at 100 calories or less, there are plenty of reasons people are saying "progress-oh!" share your story for a chance to win a progress-oh! makeover in hollywood. go to facebook.com/progresso to enter. a progress-oh! makeover in hollywood. we replaced people with a machine.r, what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your mo
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2013 1:00am EST
as a civil rights activist. it is part of three days of booktv. >> new york city mayor michael bloomberg is calling on congress and the white house to reduce gun violence. he spoke at johns hopkins university in baltimore. he said congress is hampering baltimore efforts. he was joined by maryland governor martin o'malley for this event. >> it is important to note where we are gathering. in the past year alone, there were more than 2700 gun related crimes in baltimore. sadly, this is a place where gun violence is not a surprising event. on this anniversary, gathered in a city that must contend daily with the unforgiving toll of gun violence, the importance of this summit cannot be overstated. because our conversations, it will be on the backdrops of a bleak record. it is tempting to regard this summit as one more exercise in futility. the skeptics feel good ideas are no match for the formidable interests that oppose gun control legislation. town.is even after new t i urge a more optimistic view. it is predicated on the belief we are not tethered to the matrix of inadequate national gun la
FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 2:00am PST
on facebook wishing her a speedy recovery as the new york city mayor michael bloomberg. >> she is made an enormous contribution to the country and will do exactly the same thing in the future. i don't know how but hillary is certainly nobody that puts their feet up she is always been a doer and has enormous respect from everybody and anybody. the 65-year-old clinton is treated with blood thinners and will be released from the hospital once the medication dose has been established according to her doctors. she is in good spirits engaging with her family p and her staff. >> she is expect to do spend the next couple days at new york presbyterian hospital. again her doctors say she is making excellent progress and is expected to make a full recovery. in washington heights, john huddy, fox five news. >>> the time 25 minutes after the hour. still to come lawmakers with a ban on plastic bottles. the companies paying the price. >> on this day in history in 1902, the very first football game was played in pasadena before it is still played today. michigan verses stanford. michigan won 49-0. >>
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 3:30pm PST
university in baltimore is saying to new york city's mayor, michael bloomberg. this weekend, bloomberg made a gift of $350 million to his alma matter, the large nest the university's history. brought his total gifts to johns hop kips to $1.1 billion t all began with a $5 donation in 1965, the year after bloomberg graduated. it brings new meaning to the term "giving back." certainly bigger meaning to that term. >>> when we come back, how they were finally reunite you had after the storm. we will meet the ladies of the golden age club. 's impressive? a talking car. but i'll tell you what impresses me. a talking train. this ge locomotive can tell you exactly where it is, what it's carrying, while using less fuel. delivering whatever the world needs, when it needs it. ♪ after all, what's the point of talking if you don't have something important to say? ♪ but, dad, you've got... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? you know it can be hard to lb
ABC
Jan 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
dermatologist about enbrel. >>> we have reported today on spike of thefts in iphones. even michael bloomberg contributing the spike in crime to those phone thefts. tonight, one iphone user, who crafted his own sting tonight that worked. here's tanya rivero. >> reporter: he left his iphone 4 in a taxi on new year's eve. >> i immediately used my friend's phone to call it up. to see what was going on. it was turned off. >> reporter: the brooklyn musician becoming one of thousands falling prey to a growing crime spree called "apple picking." caught on tape. nearly 16,000 were reported stolen this year in the big apple, keeping new york police busy. >> if you just took out the thefts of apple products, our total crime rate would be lower than it was last year. >> reporter: but, unlike most victims, he got a lucky break, the crook started sending messages. from his phone using his online profile, trolg for dates. >> he was using my okcupid account. at like 6:00 a.m. to send messages to all of these girls. >> reporter: against police advice, he set up his own sting, creating a phony profile. with a
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 4:00am PST
new york mayor michael bloomberg. he, of course, is an extremely outspoken advocate for tougher gun control. bloomberg wants changes, including background checks on all gun sales, and a limit on high-capacity magazines and military, assault-style weapons. >>> and the white house is braced for a confirmation battle, now that president obama has nominated former republican senator chuck hagel to be the next secretary of defense. as abc's martha raddatz reports, hagel's critics are already speaking out. >> reporter: president obama made clear just how important this nomination is for the country. >> my most solemn obligation is the security of the american people. >> reporter: chuck hagel knows the horrors of war firsthand. at 21, a poor kid from nebraska, he volunteered to go to vietnam. fighting side-by-side, with his 19-year-old brother, tom. he got two purple hearts. one when shrapnel ripped open his chest and his brother dragged him to safety. and another, a month later, when hagel himself on fire from a land mine, rescued his brother. but critics are not focusing on hagel's milit
CBS
Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
weather report sponsored by petco where the healthy pets go. >>> new york mayor michael bloomberg says there's never been more support for gun laws than there are now. he'll be in studio 57 this morning and we'll ask if the president's plan goes far enough and how he plans to take on gun control prone opponents. >>> for the first time in decades a particular type of airplane is grounded. peter greenberg looks at how long the boeing 787 could be out of service on "cbs this morning." >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by h&r block. come see what a difference our tax expertise can make. people bring in old tax returns, and i'm like "who did this to you?" don't worry, i'll fix it. i'll go back three years... and get you every single deduction out there. my mom doesn't drink starbucks coffee because she thinks it's too dark, and so i brought her some blonde roast. she loves it now. "my son made me this coffee," "you should try it it's delicious." ♪ ♪ [ lane ] are you growing old waiting for your wrinkle cream to work? neutrogena® rapid wrinkle r
MSNBC
Jan 8, 2013 2:30am PST
the holmes sat the courtroom. coming up, we're joined by michael bloomberg. he'll discuss the battle coming up in congress over gun control. >>> turning to economic news now, ten of the country's biggest banks have agreed to a huge payout, $8.5 billion in settlements they improperly foreclosed on homeowners who should have never been pushed out of their houses. some are saying the compensation is come took little, too late. lisa myers reports. >> reporter: it's billed as the largest cash payout from banks from abuses during the foreclosure cross-ices. critics say not nearly enough to compensate for the actual damage. in homes and lives. under the agreement between ten banks and federal legislators, 3.8 billion homeowners involved in any state of the foreclosure process in 2009 and 2010 would receive payments ranging from roughly $250 to $125,000. depending on the era and level of harm. and what do the banks get? one less investigation. for the banks, this ends, this very lengthy process where federal regulators were looking at every foreclosure the banks did and trying to air that dirty lau
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 2:30am PST
worse. >> reporter: new york mayor michael bloomberg spearheaded a ban on soft drinks over 16 ounces. other cities are considering similar bans. health experts warn the evidence is mounting. >> sugary beverages can affect body weight quite quickly, perhaps more so than any other single food product. >> reporter: the growing criticism seems to be having an impact. soft drink consumption has been declining steadily since 1998, down 17%. >> public opinion is really turning against the industry. i don't think they can use a pr effort to cover up all the harm that their products are doing. >> reporter: responding in the primetime ad and company statement, coke argues it's already offering smaller sizes, putting calorie counts on cans, and expanding low and no-calorie alternatives. >> over 125 years, we've been bringing people together. >> reporter: taking up the fight because it didn't get to be one of the world's most iconic brands by sleepwalking through the challenges of changing times. >> that was nbc's chris jansing reporting. >>> after seven weeks at a houston hospital, former presi
PBS
Jan 18, 2013 4:30pm PST
away" will be docking in new york. and michael bloomberg said this is a big deal. it really is. we have three broadway shows and edgy stuff that will give consumers another look at cruising. >> susie: so how is the cruise business these gays? given the weak economy, how are bookings? >> you know, we're feeling pretty good. we're filling our ships every single week with consumers that are having a ball and going off the ships and talking to their friends and neighbors and that's what's driving us gluldz you do interact a lot with consumers, what's your take on consumers? are they willing to spend money to go on a vacation or are stay teastill cautious they don't want to splurge on a big trip? >> i think consumers have had a tough run and now they know what their tax situation is of for 2013 based on what happened in washington recently, and the ones work say i have nigh job, interest rates are low. it's not that bad. i want to take my vacation. >> susie: is business strong enough that you're going to add some jobs and what are your hiring plans? >> every time we launch a new ship, it bri
PBS
Jan 19, 2013 11:30am PST
at gabby giffords has super pac, michael bloomberg, mayor bloomberg has a super pac spending a lot of money. nra was not very effective they had a lot of losses of people they back in a big way. didn't win in congress. >> the president's approval ratings are higher than at any time since he was first elected. >> and the polls are with the prident. but you make the most important point. nra has had this game all to themselves. they have been able to play it with no money in the game, on the side of people who wanted some sense of gun safety. now with people like gabby giffords, people who can attract funds and target them strategically i think the game is -- >> the president has the national -- we have more power than nra but i believe you were right from the standpoint and being a person who makes law people should come to ts table find out what they do agree on instead of politicizing it. it is a political issue. i think leaders should come together and stop the bipartisan -- with enyou have the nra saying we're against an assault weapons ban, against everything. to me the nra has become n
KRON
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
following the sandy hook elementary shooting. new york mayor michael bloomberg, a strong supporter of tighter gun laws, is advising the vice president. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is expected to testify later this month on the deadly september 11th of salt and libya. clinton has been scheduled to testify last month but she fell during an illness and suffered a concussion. if she was recently hospitalized for a blood clot. clinton returned to work on monday. she had promised to appear before the senate and the house foreign affairs panel before stepping down from her job. president obama has nominated senator john kerry to replace her. >> still ahead on kron 4 morning news. a new iphone may be in the works and it is likely " cheaper " than the one you already have. it is incredible on video. a great white shark sighting off the coast of florida. how'd it is helping researchers is coming up next. it is a judgment day for barry bonds. he will find out his hall of fame fate. mark will have more on this story a little later. we will be right back area . >> new this morning. ap
KRON
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
on reducing the imbalance and america. new york city michael bloomberg will be speaking. tomorrow vice president bided well offer his recommendations of the white house on how to deal with gun violence in the u.s.. >> residents and the town conn are facing a difficult decision one month after the tragic shooting at sandy hook elementary school. should the building be torn down turned to the mehserle museum or should be reopened? residents packed a high school auditorium to discuss the issue as the town struggles to deal with the tragedy. opinions vary on what to be dealt with the building. the town's sensibility traged >> my own opinion is i don't wanna see the land and buildings stay empty. >> president obama has made it clear that he is ready for a fight over his response to this and trying to get more done control. the nra is gearing up for a battle to end says that eight of assault weapons ban battle to end says that eight of assault weapons ban would get staples is the number 1 office super store ink retailer in america. battle to end says that eight of assault weapons ban would g
KRON
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
by mayor michael bloomberg. evers and restaurant groups call the ban unconstitutional and that burden small businesses. the ban, scheduled to go into effect in march, makes it illegal for new york city's restaurants to sell standard sugary drinks larger than 69 ounces of an effort to combat obesity. although could be in stores like 7- eleven which sells large trees are exempt. the ban as mayor bloomberg latest initiative to try to improve public health. during his tenure he's out of smoking in bars and restaurants, require chain restaurants those calorie counts, and andy is a trans fat in food preparation. >> more than half the senate is urging quick approval of the keystone x l oil pipeline. this pressure comes just days after president obama m. promise in his inaugural address to respond to the threat of climate change. 53 senators signed a letter yesterday that says the nebraska's governor governor's approval of a revised route through his state was the private completely in the president's hands. the senators said the pipeline should be a keeper president obama as energy policy. >> we h
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 9:00am EST
york city mayor michael bloomberg giving $350 million to his al 345 matter johns hopkins university. $100 million is earmarked for financial aid for students in need. bloomberg has given more than $1 billion to the school since he graduated in the mid 1960's. speaking of money and higher education. we have a special guest telling us how to pay for a college education which is getting more and more expensive. you have some tips to tell you know what i mean terms of fafsa specifically. >> yes. we're getting to the time of year where you have to file your fafsa in order to get aid for the upcoming college semester. the big thing is you have to file early. sometimes with schools it's sort of a first come, first served basis. also if you delay, you may not get as much as you otherwise could have. >> and there were people that assume they don't qualify and won't do it. >> that's right. some people who have higher incomes feel they won't get aid for their child but that may not be the case especially if your child is looking at a private school or looking for aid for the child in college.
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 4:00am EST
with families today. and she was meeting with michael bloomberg about gun control. amy robach, abc news, newtown, connecticut. >>> and secretary of state hillary clinton goes back to work next week after a month away. clinton is resting at home after leaving a hospital in new york on wednesday. but she's also seen to state department staff in preparation for her return. clinton won't be making overseas trips for the time being, as she continues to recover from a blood clot. >>> three senators are turning up the heat on the cia, over the movie, "zero dark thirty." they complain that the u.s. used torture in the hunt for osama bin laden. now, they're trying to find out if cia officials deliberately misled the filmmakers. the lawmakers sent a letter to the cia director this week, asking for all documents the agency provided to the filmmakers. >>> it's time for the weather of the nation. morning showers in the pacific northwest. snow tapers off from new mexico to southwest texas. showers in corpus christi, dallas and midland. and showers in west palm beach. and flurries in western new york. >> upper
ABC
Jan 27, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >>> and he's apparently the gift that keeps on giving. michael bloomberg is giving john hon kins university $350 million. f he has given more than a billion dollars to the school since the mid-60s. he's designated a hundred million be used for students in need. according to hopkins, the alum is believed to be the first person ever to give one billion to a single u.s. institution of higher education. >>> and looking at news around the nation tonight, a man is now in jail tonight after police say he threatened to blow up the liberty bell. a arizona man started making the threats as we walked up to the bell. a little while later, police found two backpacks, the bomb squad investigated and said there were no explosives inside. the man is charged with making a terrorist tick threat, a bomb threat and several other defenses. >>> and a brazen robbery in a funeral home. the crooks got away with a tv and a hearse and left a lot of damage behind. what's worse, the owners say they took off with the vehicle, and had the nerve to bring it back. >> they moved another hearse, i don't know whether it left
CBS
Jan 4, 2013 6:30pm EST
with new york mayor michael bloomberg. he's been a vocal supporter of stricter gun control laws. but nowhere is the gun control debate more personal than newtown. desiree viauso has a fourth grader at sandy hook elementary and is friends with the family of josephine gay, a first grader who turned seven just three days before she was killed. viuso, who's been an n.r.a. supporter, owns two rifles an an air pistol. how have your opinions changed since the shooting? >> i used to be completely opposed to any kind of legislation about guns. but now, as long as it's balanced with the mental health issues as well then, then yeah, i think it's a good thing. it's sad that it took this tragedy for me to get there. >> reporter: she wants more extensive background checks, limits on high-capacity magazines and disagrees with the n.r.a.'s call for armed guards in every school. >> seriously? do we want to live in that kind of environment where -- i think that projects fear on to the children instead of taking it away. >> reporter: beforehand you would feel that you were supportive of their posi
Current
Jan 11, 2013 3:00pm PST
have a ton of cash, but so does this guy. >> the latest on michael bloomberg's efforts, and plus, if you think a $1 trillion coin is the only far-fetched way of getting ash the debt ceiling, you understand estimate the creativity of the american progressives. and brett ehrlich was actually a film critic we're going to run down his oscar favors. it's a friday night n "the war room," and we will be right back. ♪ [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? >> i think it's brilliant. (vo) first, news and analysis with a washington perspective from an emmy winning insider. >> i know this stuff, and i love it. (vo) followed by humor and politics with a west coast edge. bill press and stephanie miller. >> what a way to start the day. ♪ >> jennifer: the national rifle association claims that 100,000 people have joined the nra since the nowtown school shooting. of course we don't know how many people dropped their membership foll
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 6:00am PST
michael bloomberg, it targets illegal guns and features the mother of the youngest victim in that tucson killing spree. >> my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders, when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? >> in the days after that bloodshed, gun control advocates said a reawakened public would demand change. the sobering reality, there have been 11 mass shootings since then that includes the summer shooting spree inside a colorado movie theater, 12 people died that day and today the suspect is in court where witnesses have described a horrifying scene. and of course last month's killing spree in newtown, connecticut, 27 people died, most of them little kids. give fords and her husband mark kelly say that tragedy prompted them to leave the private life they envisioned and launch an aggressive new fight for gun control. they had this to say in "usa today" "we saw from the nra leadership's defiant and unsympathetic response to the newtown, connecticut, massacre that winning eve
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
to take you to baltimore now, it is the johns hopkins summit on gun control. mayor michael bloomberg is speaking. >> including private sales at gun shows and online. these private sales now account for more than 40% of all gun sales nationally, which means that in 2012 alone, there were more than 6 million gun sales that happened with no background checks. many of those guns, being sold are handguns which are used in about 90% of all firearms murders. and across the united states, more than 80% of gun owners and more than 90% of americans support requiring background checks for all gun sales. so there's really no debate here, it's common sense. we have laws on the books that require background checks when dealers sell guns, it's time for the president and congress to make that the law of the land for all sales. 40% where the law does not apply means the law is basically a sham. second, congress should make gun trafficking a federal crime n new york city, 85% of the weapons that we recover from crime scenes come from out of state sources but federal laws designed to curtail sales of a
KRON
Jan 9, 2013 4:00am PST
, conn. >> new york mayor michael bloomberg is supporting tighter gun laws. >> i think all of us know that joe biden is not a shrinking violet when it comes to crime and gun problem in this country. >> wal-mart, a major seller of firearms was invited to discuss gun control with biden. they said they could not make the meeting but would continue ongoing conversations with the white house. >> i am ed spayne reporting. >> the final witness will be called today in the preliminary hearing for james holmes, the former grad student accused of killing 12 people and wounding dozens in a movie theater shooting in july. >> yesterday, authorities tested the homes spent more than two months putting together an arsenal allegedly used in the attack. >> they also say, holmes had bought tickets to the midnight ringing of the dark knight returns nearly two weeks before. >> the washington national cathedral was and began performing same-sex marriages. >> cathedral officials say the church will be among the first the episcopal congregations to implement in the life of marriage--new right of marriage. >>
CNN
Jan 17, 2013 8:00am PST
with the mayor, michael bloomberg of new york city. we're happy to say that he's going to join anderson cooper at 8:00 p.m. sharp. we're back after this. >>> the hostage crisis in algeria where americans are among those being held. possible cyberattacks on strategic u.s. computer systems. all of this, just some of the potential threats against american national security. as president obama begins to tackle his second term in office. our pentagon correspondent chris lawrence has this in-depth report. >> reporter: terrorists are mobilizing in mali a new challenge for national security. keep us safe. sounds simple. but over the next four years, america's security could be tested in complex ways. forget the cold war. there's not even a centralized al qaeda in one country. >> there a still terrorists actively planning attacks against us. >> reporter: the u.s. is trying to make sure yemen, mali, somalia don't turn into the safe havens al qaeda had. but outside afghanistan, the obama administration has been hesitant to put more boots on the ground. so they will continue to rely heavily on drones. >>
FOX Business
Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm EST
premise is under attack. michael bloomberg is attacking it, people over the country attacking it as they can stand the sideline in tha and let than or when the conversation. melissa: there i. the campaign saying 140 calories in coke. i don't drink regular soda. they show you how you can burn off a 140 calories, which i think is kind of silly. is there a better way to go about it? >> what is the message people are getting from this? there are four things they're doing. we are all in this together, coming together, talking about choice, information and talking about we care. two of those work. giving people choices and information about what they're consuming are things that work. the things they don't have permission to say i don't think coke can say we care about your health or that we will all come together and fight obesity. melissa: mcdonald's was kind of a joke mcdonald's tried to be healthier but they sounded relatively successful knowing what you are choosing, something is better or worse. the chicken that happens to be fried, has mayonnaise, whatever else. my kids have
FOX Business
Jan 24, 2013 12:00am EST
to get your own small slice of the big apple. introducing micro apartments. new york city mayor michael bloomberg brought us so many great innovations. announcing my micro new york, winner of adapt new york city contest. the goal was to come up with the most space efficient apartment design. here is break down itty bity details is the part of the development team. we've been talking about it in the office. everyone loves it. it was on twitter. everyone is abuzz because it seems almost impossible for a person to live in 250 square feet. how small is that? what is a normal studio or one bedroom. >> first ask, are you new yorker this. melissa: i am. i'm a new yorker. i live in a small space. there is lot of upside. you don't keep a lot of junk. you throw out more because you don't have a lot of space but 250 square feet is small. >> it is small. most of the units are larger. average is 285 and range up to 370. but they're definitely small. melissa: what was the biggest challenge. >> my wife and i who is my partner when we lived in new york in 1999 we lived in 350 square foot apartment. kno
FOX Business
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm EST
michael bloomberg is behind me and me, he was coy over their consulting. have i get an idea for you guys. melissa: i love me, and i hate taxes. there's nothing good about this story. how- melissa: just a stupid story. you're calling it as it is. >> i don't like me. think of all right. i honestly, did come into this. is this too much of the strain. we will defer to you guys. melissa: slap a carbon tax on anything. in the obviously are going to. why pick me? >> the whole thing is made up anyway. to give me started on your carbon taxes. a huge source of revenue. in the -- in his course of life, he spent years railing against the oil companies, and he just sold out. melissa: i feel like michael blumberg was behind this. melissa: i bet both of them. so this was interesting. apparently the italian mafia is infiltrating the renewable energy businesses the government offers billions in subsidies for wind and solar development. crime families are reporting land and then pressuring the owners to sell or offering long-term leases. and local officials are bribes. obviously, to expedite the approval.
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 3:00pm PST
groups like the new one formed by gabrielle giffords or michael bloomberg who has money to put behind it. they want to be counterweight for the nra. it will take a long time to do that. the public is willing to see some more gun restrictions like background checks, maybe a been a of high capacity magazines. but the reason the president and the vice president talk about the executive orders that can't do that much is because they understand how difficult it will be to get the legislation of any type passed through this congress. he can bolster the data collection and ban import of assault weapons but not much else he can do by himself. >> bret: look, the polls. recent poll, the quinnipiac poll if virginia. and they asked do you favor background checks at gun sho shows? 92% favor that. 7% oppose. this is registered virginia voters. obviously, virginia is a state that democrats passed election. and a pretty fair assessment. split. other question do you favor putting armed police officers in public schools? 66% favor. 29% oppose. actually when you broke it down it was 7 #% republicanssh -- 7
FOX News
Jan 11, 2013 12:00pm PST
grandparents in a different state and investigator is say they understand why they abducted him. >>> michael bloomberg is now fighting to reduce the abuse of prescription pain killers. could that be nearly as important as a 16-ounce soda? >>> the deadly flu outbreak has grown to epidemic status the official word from the center for disease control in atlanta. responsible for 7.3% of deaths in the u.s. last week. the cdc reports widespread flu activity in nearly every state except california, mississippi and hawaii. why mississippi would be there in the middle of things and not have a wid spread. probably has more to do with reporting than reality. it was widespread in just 41 states in the previous week. in eastern oklahoma one school district canceled classes because nearly one quarter of the 650 students report they came down with the flu bug. and we reported about shortages of flu vaccine in some areas in the united states including the city of summerville massachusetts but the cdc director says calm down with that. the overall picture is good and folks have plenty of opportunities to get
FOX News
Jan 24, 2013 2:00pm PST
it up. bob, i would like your opinion on this. the ncaa, they initially stood with michael bloomberg when he announced the new york soda ban but now they joined lawsuit against the city. big soft drink companies, got naacp to stand with them, in the lawsuit, saying that the ban is racist. >> bob: here is the problem, with naacp. they receive a lot of money from soft drink industry for other things they are doing and the programs that were funded. king and spalding is doing it pro bono for naacp. they should step back and let somebody else take it who does not have a direct conflict with the soft drink industry. >> eric: why does the naacp get money from soft drink industry? >> bob: coca-cola gives enormous money for research. >> dana: research and also they run fitness programs, after-school programs in urban centers. >> andrea: this law isn't racist. it's stupid. this is one of the dumbest thing that bloomberg has ever done. i like to see the groups going after each other. the dem on dem violence is fun to watch. but this law is just dumb. period. i mean, it's one of block block's i
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 3:00pm PST
york city mayor michael bloomberg has a new title. the billion dollar philanthropist. his alma mater johns hopkins university in baltimore announcing that he has given it a $350 million donation, that gift means the financial services magnate topped $1 billion in total giving. to the private university. he graduated from there in 1964. the university says $250 million from latest donation goes to a variety of subjects including health care and urban revitalization and the remaining $100 million, to need based financial aid for students, awarding bloomberg scholarships. >> arthel: president obama will never give another inaugural address again and how did he do? his second and final time around? we'll analyze his speech and what it may tell us about his new term in raufs. -- in office. [ piano plays ] troy polamalu's going deeper. ♪ and so is head & shoulders deep clean. [ male announcer ] with 7 benefits it goes deep to remove grease, gunk, and flakes. deep. like me. [ male announcer ] ad & shoulders de clean for men. ♪ [ bop ] [ bop ] [ bop ] you can do that all you want, i don'
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
's interesting. that's a very important key here. you know, michael bloomberg sort of doing this. you have a group with ties to move on to doing that. white house during their thing. the nra sticking to plan. >> absolutely. of all the groups the only one that's really been able to galvanize their base of support is the nra. everyone else seems to be fractured and in pockets. the more that those voices out there can gal vanize the people behind some movement that supports the ultimate gain -- >> i hear you. don't underestimate the newtown families. >> i agree. >> 9/11 victims' families were powerful political force. >> i agree. >> newtown families could become a very powerful force. shameless plug time. shira. >> my northwestern wildcats for winning their first bowl game in 64 years. >> if it wasn't for northwestern the big 10 -- >> i never thought anyone would say that sentence. >> how about that? >> i'm shameless plugging my husband's grandma is -- her birthday is coming up this weekend. she is an msnbc watcher. hello. >> she's probably watching right now. >> she probably is. >> hi, grand
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Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
co-founded by new york city's mayor michael bloomberg. i want to play a little clip of that ad. >> 20 heart broken families, i know how much it hurts. my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for political leaders, when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? >> i think a lot of people will be shocked to know there has been 11 mass shootings since tucson and so many of us who were there and covered it well thought, one of their own was shot something will change. do you think newtown will be the impetus for change? >> most definitely. the president was met with vice president biden and they are working on a plan and i'm very very confident that something will be done. >> i know you've been following what mayor bloomberg was doing and he was on "morning joe" to talk about his efforts to ban assault weapons. >> nobody is trying to take away your gun or take away your right to go hunting or target shooting or have protection in your home. simply they are trying to have reasonable things so people aren't k
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Jan 8, 2013 10:00am PST
. michael bloomberg's anti-gun group is offering a new appeal from the mother of the youngest tucson victim. >> i have one question for our political leaders. where will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? >> haggling over hagel. the president's nominee has his work cut out for him, even among some democratic senators. >> i want to get an explanation about his position in regards to iran. he has been very reluctant to support tough sanctions. >> demonstrators protest against john brennan's role in shaping controversial interrogation techniques after 9/11. matsch husband masterpiece. >> dearest mary. now you tell me all of your wedding plans, and i'll see what i can do to improve them. >> the opening night. a huge success for pbs. nearly eight million fans watched the downtown abby third season premier. we have an exclusive look behind the scenes at the making of the hit series. good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in new york today. white house is now gearing up for two big confirmation fights. the president's nominees for defense secretary and cia director. joining me now for
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Jan 16, 2013 4:00pm PST
to be pouring into swing districts across america. not just from michael bloomberg but obviously from gabby giffords' efforts and others. and you're going to see whatever money the nra spends in 2014 you'll see that double, triple, quadrupled from people who support sensible gun control. so what once was the safe vote in a lot of districts is no longer going to be the safe vote. and i can tell you, chris, i know a thing or two about politics. republicans got angry with me over the past year when i told them mitt romney was in trouble. i can tell you something. in 2014 in my district in northwest florida, a district jerry caldwell well called the most conservative in america, there's no doubt this would be the right move for me to run as a fiscally conservative republican, a pro-life republican who has said enough to survivalists and extremists. the second amendment is about protecting our homes and hunting with our friends and family members. it's not about military-styled assault weapons that ended up killing, you know, 6-year-old and 7-year-old kids in connecticut. >> i'm on your side. th
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Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
to this jewish. so there's a great chance to do things and one of them is common sense. >> new york's michael bloomberg, long-time gun control advocate. he'll be speaking at your convention tomorrow. let me see what he said about the challenge ahead. >> the hard work begins now. you don't force congress to act, you convince congress that it's in this country's interest. and i think most congress people and most senators will be responsive. >> you also say the conversation that's going on in the rest of the country is different from what you hear in washington and yet the nra is very interconnected to people out in the country, they have a tremendous successful network of getting people to act and they s said they're gearing up for the fight of the century. >> if you really want to talk about lobbying groups, i'll tell you a lobbying group. the sad fact of the matter is, in every congressional district in this country there's at least one, and sadly many people who have been involved in gun violence. the nra has many members, i have no argument with them. i have a challenge with the leadership
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Jan 30, 2013 7:00am PST
had equivalent power and you have things like michael bloomberg saying i will spend money, the same money the nra is spending. the pressure is different and i think the democrats and republicans who sort of have been in the nra camp are feeling pressure they never felt before. the nra doesn't have the power they used to. by the way, they didn't do that well. the candidates they supported during the election, their margin wasn't very good. >> and reading lapierre's comments, they weren't necessarily as incendiary when he really defended the rights of people -- the message is the same but the way he's saying is a little more subdued. >> it goes to our point here, they are under pressure. they are at attack with president obama with the security of his daughters back fired horribly. the audience is the hard core ar-15 owner, it's those in the middle that support gun rights but support gun safety and oppose crime. i think again, there is some pressure here on the nra to put more of a foot forward that can appeal to people beyond their core membership. >> let me bring in kentucky congres
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Jan 8, 2013 6:00am PST
michael bloomberg joining with google to make an announcement at 730 our time. it may have some to do with google fiber. will have more on the markets with rob black of thcoming up at 645. >> thank you mark we have been tracking the hot spots here on interstate 80 in the west bound direction. only one vehicle is left of the several that were involved in the crash. they still have the right lane block with emergency vehicles. we do expect it could be cleared within five minutes however, the drive time currently is 32 minutes for the westbound interstate 80 ride. >> quick look at the bay bridge westbound it was an early morning stall that started the marin light earlier than usual. already a back up with a 16-18 minute drive time. >> the fault does not help it is thick. the east bay is under a fog advisers. watching bay area weather the east bay is under fog advisers right now until 9:00 this morning. >> to get you more as faster we turn to kron 4 solo reporter jackie sissel and joins us from a benicaicia martinez bridge. >> it is terrific out here in the east bay and does not look like
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Jan 27, 2013 8:00pm PST
some areas reaching the 60s as we go to the week >> plus, a major gift from new york mayor michael bloomberg is making headlines he's giving 350-million dollars to his alma mater, johns hopkins university. a hundred million of that is earmarked for financial aid for students in need. bloomberg has given more than a billion dollars to the school since he graduated in the mid-1960s. he is believed to be the first person to give one- billion dollars to a single u-s university. >> secretary of state hillary clinton has said she isn't planning to run in the 20-16 presidential election. but that isn't stopping supporters from hoping she does. senator dianne feinstein of california told c-n-n's state of the union. she's firmly in that camp. >> "i'm not concerned with that as i am with what secretary clinton is thinking about 2016. i think she's accomplished an incredible record and really has unbridled popularity, she has a total knowledge of all of the issues. served in the senate. she has been first lady -" >> crowley: you want her to run? would run." >> senator barbara boxer echoed tha
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Jan 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
rushed to the scene, as did mayor michael bloomberg, while medics tended to the some six dozen people hurt, two critically with head injuries. other passengers were worried the boat was sinking. >> they thought they were gonna take water on so the captain was yelling really fast, get help, 'cause i guess they thought they were really going to go down. >> reporter: ntsb has sent a team from washington to investigate what happened while the ferry company's president says the crew was tested immediately after the accident. >> the breathalyzer screws been reported to be negative for the crew. >> reporter: although some witnesses say the ferry pitched to one side, when passengers quickly lined up on that side to disembark. chris clackum, nbc news. >>> right now, road repair crews are still working on connecticut avenue in kensington and it won't be done before the evening rush is done. that's the word from the washington suburban sanitary commission. it's still trying to cheap up the mess after monday's water main break. as has been the case you can southbound traffic on connecticut avenue
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Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
michael bloomberg, while medics tended to the some six dozen people hurt, two critically with head injuries. other passengers were worried the boat was sinking. >> they thought they were gonna take water on, so the captain was yelling really fast, get help, 'cause i guess they thought they were really going to go down. >> reporter: the ntsb has sent a team from washington to investigate what happened while the ferry company's president says the crew was tested immediately after the accident. >> the breathalyzer crews have been reported to be negative for the crew. >> reporter: although some witnesses say the ferry pitched to one side when passengers quickly lined up on that side to disembark. chris clackum, nbc news. >>> over the middle eastern part of the world, there's been record-breaking rain and rare snowfall over the past several days. today, even more snow fell in israel and in the west bank. parts of jerusalem's old city have flooded along with places on the gaza strip. business also to find ways to gets the water out of their stores. waves were high in the port city of gaz
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Jan 16, 2013 6:00am EST
mayor michael bloomberg, maryland governor michael o'malley and all presenters for their willingness to come together on short notice to take part in this important event. i am now pleased to introduce members of our faculty who organized the conference and presented research. i want to first introduced daniel webster and jan vernick, co-editors of the book will make this event possible, i also pleased that dr. coleen berry from department of health policy management at the bluebird school, who also has a very important survey findings to share, will also be on the podium with me. i will turn it over to daniel webster. >> thank you very much, and thank you for your extraordinary support and leadership through this process. my colleagues at the johns hopkins center for gun policy and research and at the bloomberg school of public health are very grateful for your leadership and support. the last two days have been an amazing experience for me to bring together the best scholars, the best expertise, to grapple with and come forward with a set of recommendations that will be based on th
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Jan 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
, chris christie, and new york mayor, michael bloomberg all come out publicly in support of an overhaul to our gun laws? pretty good start. [♪ theme music ♪] >> jennifer: it's been nearly four weeks since the sandy hook shootings, and said for the first time since then, the connecticut legislature was back in session. governor dan malloy made on emotional plea to lawmakers some of them from newtown itself a plea to take action in memory of the victims. >> and yet in the midst of one of the worst days in our history, we also saw the best of our state. teachers and a therapist that sacrificed their live pros texting students. a principal and school psychologist that ran into harm's way. our brave connecticut state troopers, newtown's local law enforcement and firemen and others that responded courageously when called upon. sorry. >> jennifer: it's okay. it's heart breaking. but it also offers some hope that connecticut will move forward on gun control legislation whether or not washington does. and it's not just connecticut. in new york governor and
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Jan 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
leader willing to stand up to the gun lobby is new york mayor michael bloomberg. his gun control group produced that ad that you just saw with christina's mother. he confirmed yes, that he's advising vice president joe biden that joe biden's task force will present to the president. it will likely include universal background checks, national database for gun sales mental health checks hasher penalties for guns near schools. all of these are steps in the right direction but today "new york times" columnist called on mayor bloomberg to do more than just advise on policy. he called on him to put his money where his mouth is. and this is what he wrote quote, millions of americans indeed, a majority of them agree with you. they are looking for somebody to lead the charge against the nra. it is an effort worthy of your talents and your money. of course, mayor bloomberg does have the funds for it. in fact, while the nra spent $17 million on the 2012 election mayor bloomberg has a net worth of $22 billion. if money can, in fact, shape public opinion mayor bloomberg could bury the nra. today t
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Jan 15, 2013 12:00pm EST
hosting a summit on reducing gun violence. speakers have included new york city mayor michael bloomberg and maryland governor martin o'malley. this afternoon at 4 eastern they'll hold a news conference to release their recommendations. we'll have that live as well here on c-span2. the house of representatives is working today, they're working on a bill on hurricane sapty relief. they're -- sandy relief. they're just underway. we spoke to a capitol hill reporter earlier today to find out more about where the bill stands. >> host: first, eric lawson is a staff writer for the hill newspaper here in washington. joining us on the phone. just walk us through the agenda for the house. the senate is not in, but the house is back. why? what are they doing? >> guest: well, first off, they're going to do a reading of the constitution. that's something that was new when republicans took over the house in 2011. it was part of their pledge to america, and they're doing that. but in the afternoon and evening, we'll move into a debate of votes on the hurricane sandy relief package. all told it's about
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Jan 8, 2013 9:00am PST
michael bloomberg is also out pushing the message saying the upcoming debate is one gun control activists can win. >> there are some legislators who think differently or they think that their careers would be limited if they go against the nra. i don't happen to think that's true. the nra was notoriously unsuccessful in the last election term. i create a little pac, and we went against four nra members, in three cases the opponent won. you can beat the nra. >> while the white house task force led by vice president joe biden is considering an array of measures to combat the problem, including reinstating the assault weapons ban, banning high capacity magazines, requiring background and mental health checks, opponents to any changes in the nation's gun laws are using a familiar refrain. >> within minutes we saw politicians run out and try to exploit this tragedy, try to push their political agenda of gun control. >> meanwhile, the chief obstacle to any weapons reform of any kind ever, the nra, stands by this prescription. >> the only way to stop a monster from killing our kids is to be pers
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Jan 10, 2013 7:00pm EST
hopes to do. >> you wrote -- you wrote in your piece on this. walmart cooperated with michael bloomberg. bloomberg is a gun hater. he wants to control all guns, i believe he wants to ban all guns. i wasn't really sure. walmart's not going to ban all guns. the administration's not going to ask him to do that. >> you're right. absolutely right. walmart is thought of as this conservative company. but as you know, larry, big business tends to benefit from regulation. and, in fact, walmart already complies with bloomberg's. he has this thing where walmart is already voluntarily complying with onerous regulations voluntarily. so if they were -- let's just pie in the sky here. let's say they came out in favor of closing the gun loophole. that means i couldn't sell you a gun, for example. individuals can't sell guns because we can't do background checks. that would favor a company like walmart aus tensively. this happened with obama care. they got pharma onboard, pharma spent $75 million pushing for obama care. if they could get big business onboard with this given the red state credibility tha
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Jan 18, 2013 3:00pm EST
worth $300 million, richer than myth romney but nowhere nearly as rich as michael bloomberg at 25 billion and he's only a mayor. maria and bill, back to you. >> he should have done it last year before the fiscal cliff when the taxes went up. >> actually al gore was pushing them to do the deal before the year closed because he wanted to get the 15% rather than 20. >> missed out. thank you, jane. >> back with the closing countdown. moving higher here. the dow is up 38. >>> it was a wake ago today that transportation secretary lahood said boeing's dreamliner was so safe he would fly on them and now they remain grounded. why he reversed course so quickly. >> and the original batmobile driving to the auction block this weekend. you will be shocked, i guarantee. you'll be shocked to learn how much it will cost to buy this world famous vehicle. meantime, they have got us thinking. if you could buy any of the batmobiles which would it be? we have our favorites. we want to know your favorites so tweet us which one of these you would be buy. your answers later on the "closing bell." [ male
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Jan 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
think there was a lot of protest, i think the only politician that was trying to do anything was michael bloomberg. i don't see president obama doing very much. we had another incident at aurora, colorado, where he did nothing. mitt romney did nothing. it's a ridiculous argument. how can we possibly have assault weapons and why do we need guns? we don't need guns. we have 10,000 murders a year, as you tried to tell that big, fat idiot last night, how many murders were there by gun in england? what, 33? it's pathetic, but i don't see any change. >> gloria, it's a debate that is very hard to have without people getting very angry and very exercised. how do we try to move forward to a point of some consensus, where the gun lobby are persuaded that these ar-15, military-type machine guns, what they really are, are not a part of this debate in any way? >> well, i think, piers, it begins with a discussion in the court of public opinion. and i want to commend you for standing up what i think was bullying, big-time, last night, by alex jones. if politicians had a spine, the way you had last nigh
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Jan 16, 2013 8:00am PST
, splashed on the cover, mayor michael bloomberg of new york, vice president joe biden and former congresswoman gabby giffords. the trio are "the gunfighters." time's executive editor joins us now. as you say the around your editorial table and make this decision, do you have the sense this is a seminal moment in the history of the united states and how it deals with the second amendment or is this a fleeting era that is bouncing off the emotions of some very, very sad news stories of late? >> well, certainly we've all lived through a number of mass shootings. the shooting in newtown does feel like it has moved the national mood a bit on this issue. certainly the muscle that the obama administration is putting behind it and this new coalition, a group of powerful faces, mayor bloomberg, vice president biden, gabby giffords, they want to capitalize on this moment in a way we haven't seen happen in a few years. c >> can we are have some new polls that i mentioned with wolf blitzer? it says 55% of those asked now favor stricter gun control laws. you ad that to a man like justice scal
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Jan 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
said he was the victim of a sick joke. but does that add up? >>> plus, new york city mayor michael bloomberg reacts to president obama's plan to take on guns. [ indistinct shouting ] [ male announcer ] time and sales data. split-second stats. [ indistinct shouting ] ♪ it's so close to the options floor... [ indistinct shouting, bell dinging ] ...you'll bust your brain box. ♪ all on thinkorswim from td ameritrade. ♪ starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. impact wool exports from new zealand, textile production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. [ male announcer ] the ex
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Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> new york mayor michael bloomberg has been pushing for stricter gun laws for years. i spoke to him earlier. first of all, your impressions of the president's proposals on gun control. are you happy with them? >> you're never going to have everything you want. but i thought it was comprehensive. it outlined he can do by executive order and it outlined things he has got to with help from the vice president and help from lots of other people, convince congress to do. two kinds of problems and he address both of them. >> you said earlier today, there are some things he's not going to get legislation on. he's not going to be able to get through. >> i think some things are tougher than others. there's a general consensus from the country that background checks before you buy a gun should apply to everyone. right now, it applies only to gun shows. i'm sorry, to gun dealers. >> licensed dealers. >> right, but most people would be in favor, and that's easier for congress to get done. you have to explain it to them, they have got to hear from their constituents, and i think they will do that
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Jan 18, 2013 4:00pm PST
more still being held by terrorists. and also my primetime exclusive interview with mayor michael bloomberg. while he thinks now is the critical time to push for new gun laws in the country, and we'll follow up on lance armstrong the day after his confession to using performance enhancing drugs. many of those who know him and have followed him for year s sa his admissions are completely incomplete. we'll talk to those who knew him well at the top of the hour. >> completely incomplete. >>> still to come, if all dogs go to heaven, then the one you're about to meet is headed for sainthood. [ indistinct shouting ] [ male announcer ] time and sales data. split-second stats. [ indistinct shouting ] ♪ it's so close to the options floor... [ indistinct shouting, bell dinging ] ...you'll bust your brain box. ♪ all on thinkorswim from td ameritrade. ♪ from td ameritrade. i've always kept my eye on her... but with so much health care noise, i didn't always watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's s
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Jan 19, 2013 10:00am PST
's mayor michael bloomberg over growing obesity in the country. now coca-cola acknowledged a link between sugary drinks and weight problems. >> for over 125 years, we've been bringing people together. today we'd like people to come together on something that concerns all of us, obesity. the long-term health of our families and the country is at stake and as the nation's leading beverage company, we can play an important role. >> now, that's an ad that coca-cola starting running this past week. it's not often you hear a company suggest customers possibly dial back on how much of their product one consumes. coca-cola is the single largest beverage company empty world. joining me now to discuss this and more is ceo muhtar kent. good to see you. thank you very much for joining us. this new -- >> good to be here. >> this new adnounces new smaller sized drinks, number of calories on each drink marked clearly to help people manage the sugar they consume. coke's been around for a long time. 20 or 32 ounces of coke as one of my producers points out doesn't just find its way into someone's mouth. a
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Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
would argue that someone like michael bloomberg, who is totally in favor of gun control, very strong on it, and could actually write the checks and do this, if he did it, counter the nra m nra's money, i'm not sure it would make a difference because it has to come from the country as a whole. there has to be leadership at the top, and also in the red states where democrats are running, they're scared. it can't all come from the mayor and governor of new york, from dianne feinstein who is california. it's going to have to come from the rest of the abocountry. >> when you see 2,200 guns can remain legal in the proposal, that's not enough? >> it's never enough. there's no logic to it. it's a credo and it's going to take, i feel, i feel as strongly as you do, but it's going to take a long time to marshal that leadership, marshal that ground roots support for it. as you can see from the two young women you had on the air tonight, young people are poised to embrace this as old people. >> i agree. quick question on hillary clinton, how do you think she fared after the benghazi interview? >>
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Jan 27, 2013 3:00am PST
of gaining a senate seat. >>> a major gift for mayor michael bloomberg. $350 million to john hopkins. $100 million is earmarked for financial aid for students in need. bloomberg has given more than $1 billion to the school since he graduated in the mid-1960s. >>> the hacked website of the u.s. sentencing commission is back up and running and the fbi is handling the case as a criminal investigation. the site was shut down for a couple hours yesterday. the hackers made it known it was pay back for the suicide of web activist aaron schwartz. he was facing federal computer fraud charges. >>> in egypt, at least 30 people were killed in clashes in. protesters were trying to storm a prison. they wanted to reach 21 people sentenced to death last week for their part in a deadly soccer riot last year. >>> moving to bangladesh a deadly factory fire killed seven, mostly women. a first floor exit was locked and there were no fire alarms. >>> two months ago, more than 100 people died in a similar clothing factory fire in beng ludash. >>> back in the u.s., gun control advocates are hoping a weekend prote
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Jan 27, 2013 1:00pm PST
performed a monologue while kimmel was tied up in his chair. weird. >>> new york mayor michael bloomberg's latest donation of $350 million to john hopkins university in baltimore brings total cash contributions to $1 billion. the school is his alma mater around he has become its largest benn factor in history. >>> and season two of "dallas" premieres tonight. the hit tnt show is back for a second season full of plots and schemes and back stabbing. no word on how the producers will handle the character of jr ewing. larry hagman who portrayed ewing, died of cancer late last year and that show starts tomorrow evening not tonight. fans of the hit show "dallas", the wait is almost over. season two premieres tomorrow night on our t network tnt, but a question over larry hagman, died in november after taping five episodes. actor jesse metcalf plays christopher ewing on the show mr. hagman was a huge part of the show, obviously. how will they deal with his real life death? >> i can tell that you the writers got together over the christmas hiatus after larry's passion and basically rewrote the wh
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Jan 4, 2013 8:00am PST
in that town. earlier this week she and her husband mark kelly met with new york city mayor michael bloomberg to discuss gun control. and you'll remember that she resigned from congress last year so that she could focus on her recovery after being shot in the head during an event with voters two years ago. >>> a 15-year-old pakistani girl shot in the head by the taliban has now left a british hospital. the taliban had targeted malala because of her crusade to educate girls. she had received frequent death threats because of her work, and malala will continue her rehab in the uk before more reconstructive surgery next month. >>> and a big setback to report for venezuelan president hugo chavez. a top aide said a severe lung infection has led to res ppiraty failure. he's in a cuban hospital following his latest cancer surgery and he's supposed to be taking the oath of office for a new six-year term in just a few days, but you'll have to stay tuned for what happens there. >>> director oliver stone is best known for his movies but he's also an open supportero chavez and he made a film on the venez
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2013 1:05pm EST
in giving a special thank you to truly heroic and accomplished leadership by mayor michael bloomberg, county executives, please stand so we can recognize you. [applause] and reverend mullings who gave us the invocation and had a church in the middle of the rockaways told you half the story. the reverend to me epitomizes what citizens did all across this state. they took the church and removed the pughs and removed the art facts and turned it into an emergency shelter for state workers and local workers for the fema workers to work out of the church. and i remember speaking to the reverend about it and he said what is a better use for a church during a storm when people need -- are in need than to literally turn it into a shelter. it was right and it was true but it was hard to do. he was there 24 hours a day 7 days a week. he was the moral support for the community. he represent it is best leadership of new yorkers. i'd ask him to stand so we can give him a round of applause. [applause] >> i was at the reverend's church so many times i thought i should put money in the plate. i oh you revere
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Jan 22, 2013 4:00pm PST
across this country. the tide is turning, but a few people like michael bloomberg and people who are unafraid to say what you believe in and put the position that most americans want are key to this whole thing, but you can't avoid going door to door knocking, organizing and fashioning yourself into a real political force. i think if we do that, we'll win. >> cenk: one more question. you mentioned the inauguration. mcconnell dame out with a bills czar statement. i want to play that for you are and get your reaction. >> ok. >> i think the president's inaugural address was disappointing in the sense that it was basically a liberal agenda directed at an america that we still believe is center right. >> cenk: you know, they're amazing. on what planet are they on. he does the liberal agenda because he's democratic president. i know that part, but how do you react to this wall of obstruction? >> here's the thing. mr. mcconnell said his goal was to make obama a one-term president. he didn't do it. he lost, and so, mcconnell came up short and maybe now he'll see the light and actually pu
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Jan 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
because of the money and getting the celebrities to do the psa, was new york city mayor michael bloomberg, in charge of mayors against illegal gunsen he also has armed security. >> sean: and so does the president and so do members of congress, which by the way, i think is appropriate, but. >> right, exactly. >> sean: it's interesting, we protect our money, michael, with armed guards. we protect our politicians and our actors and actresses with armed guards, but then they say they want to confiscate, in the case of new york, or register and fingerprint or print the names and locations of law abiding citizens. are you against the second amendment? are you against a gun ownership with individuals? >> no, you and i have had this conversation before. i haven't heard anyone who wants to trample on second amendment rights. when i say trample, i am h'm talking about repealing it and. what folks are talking about, putting restrictions on that amendment. please give me a rational explanation why anyone needs a multi-bullet clip. no one needs that, not even hunters need that and we have to look at h
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Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
but will they happen? we'll hear from both sides, nra president david keene and new york mayor michael bloomberg are with us. >>> a notre dame football's inspiring story is all a hoax. we'll go inside this unbelievable tale. >>> we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener" your world in 90 seconds. >>> the united states strongly condemns these kinds of terrorist acts. >> a hostage crisis explodes in algeria. >> about 30 escaped including one american. >> there are some reports of an air strike leaving many dead on the ground. >> as m
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
with some people who are advisers to michael bloomberg, the mayor of new york, who's been a key gun control advocate and is probably going to emerge as a big s surrogate for the effort going forward. >> phillip rucker, good to see you. thank you. >>> today's tweet of the day. "new york times" assistant managing editor jim roberts. that quote i just mentioned from congressman rick nolan. i'm a hunter, believe in second amendment rights. i don't need an assault weapon to shoot a duck. ly absorbed in l continuous amounts. citracal slow release continuously releases calcium plus d with efficient absorption in one daily dose. citracal slow release. >>> it is the first full week of business for the new congress. and it is making history. nine lawmakers have returned to the house after previously losing re-election battles or retiring from office. that's the highest number of former members to return at the same time in modern history. i'm joined by one of those comeback kids making a return to politics. 32 years after he was first elected, minnesota congressman rick nolan. good to see you, congre
MSNBC
Jan 8, 2013 8:00am PST
? to every mother, we cannot wait. we have to demand a plan. >> michael bloomberg, who is behind the gun control group talked with msnbc's quts morning joe about the honest difficult fight ahead. >> nobody is trying to take away your gun or right to go hunting or target shooting or have protection in your home. simply they are trying to have reasonable things so people aren't killed and you saw this woman talking about her 9-year-old daughter. every parent sits there and thinks, if it was my kid -- >> joining me now from tucson, patricia maisch. we really appreciate you making time for us this morning. as we talk about the anniversary of what took place there in tucson two years ago, groups like the brady campaign to prevent gun violence are calling for a day of action. this comes two days after sources told the "washington post" that vice president joe biden's task force could propose measures like universal background checks and track the movement of sale of weapons to a national data base as well as strengthen when people have been talking about, the mental health checks and stiffen t
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
and several state level gun control groups. top aid to new york city mayor michael bloomberg is also scheduled to attend. tomorrow he'll meet with advocates for sportsmen and women and gun ownership groups. also representatives from the entertainment and video game industry. let's go to that nra meeting. how much of this will be show? how much of it is substance? probably a lot more show than anything. something if you think about it had to be done for appearances on both sides. and it probably is more about pr than anything else. the nra, which is sending the director of federal relations for its lobbying arm told nbc simply, quote, we got an invite late friday. we are sending a representative to hear what they have to say. >> the nra says it's here to hear what the white house has to say. so if you guys are here to listen to them, they're here to listen to you -- >> the process is designed to get input. >> broadly, the white house has two options when it comes to guns. either incremental change like making a push for banning high capacity magazines, improving mental health screenings, or a b
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 6:00pm PST
in the entire country than new york city mayor michael bloomberg. he is also really hard to book for an interview. but mayor bloomberg is going to be our guest here on this show on monday night. the politics of gun reform have never been more promising in this country in modern times, and he is the most aggressive, most strategic proponent of that reform in the whole country, and he is here with us monday night. i hope you will watch. ♪ constipated? yeah. mm. some laxatives like dulcolax can cause cramps. but phillips' caplets don't. they have magnesium. for effective relief of occasional constipation. thanks. [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but not anymore. bob's doctor recommended a different opti
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 9:00pm PST
control in the entire country than new york city mayor michael bloomberg. he is also really hard to book for an interview. but mayor bloomberg is going to be our guest here on this show on monday night. the politics of gun reform have never been more promising in this country in modern times, and he is the most aggressive, most strategic proponent of that reform in the whole country, and he is here with us monday night. i hope you will watch. so, we all set? i've got two tickets to paradise! pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? happier than eddie money running a travel agency. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >>> part of what you and i pay for as american taxpayers is the cost of a whole bunch of other americans living in foreign countries. we pay for their housing. we pay for their paychecks. we p
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